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Supreme Court enthusiast Rep. Cecil Bell Jr. and his hat. The clock finally did run out on the Texas ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 09:40 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
This bill, sponsored by almost every Republican state legislator in Texas (Alabama is not the only state that is acting childish right now), would prevent state officials who issue marriage licenses ...
by leftprogressive
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 01:12 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
A Texas bill ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 08:59 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
American democracy is no longer just under attack, our democracy and the institutions that support it are being decimated right now. The Koch Brothers are giving Scott Walker of Wisconsin $400 ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 80 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 05:59 AM PDT with 125 Recommends
In today's Presidential sweepstakes money is more influential than ever before.  It has always been the fuel that campaigns run on, however, today they require more of that fuel than ever. This ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 03:00 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
If you've been following the record-breaking flurry of anti-LGBT bills being filed by Republicans in the Texas legislature, you probably know about HB 4105, introduced by Rep. Cecil Bell, Jr. (R-...
by Chrislove
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 12:59 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
The basic tenet of the Supreme Court is applying the laws of the land to the intent of the Constitution. To interpret money as free speech is beyond the realm of acceptability. If money is free ...
by brown7228
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 07:05 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Steven Hotze, president of Conservative Republicans of Texas, a PAC that pushed the anti-gay marriage bill More good ideas from Texas, where lawmakers hope to stall same-sex marriage rights ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 04:03 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
As the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination heats up, one name keeps popping up as the GOP's go-to guy on poverty, economic inequality and social policy. "My views on this were ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 55 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 02:22 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
by Matt Bors
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
In the past, the Supreme Court made decisions that are not founded on constitutional interpretation but rather political opinion. We feel a change is in order. Justices are historically appointed ...
by brown7228
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat May 09, 2015 at 11:59 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a lethal injection case from Oklahoma, Glossip v. Gross , which focused on a challenge to a specific drug, midazolam. The case centers on whether midazolam, a ...
by jscornejo
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 08, 2015 at 07:43 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Recently, the Supreme Court decided that people running in judicial elections could not personally solicit campaign contributions. By doing so, they have technically reversed not only Citizens ...
by LegallyBlindGamer
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 01:26 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom that is! Last week they delivered a judgement that requires the incoming government to draw up plans to reduced the levels of certain air pollutants to an ...
by Lib Dem FoP
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 06:34 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
"You know, I, for the love of me, I cannot understand why people who have billions of dollars are compulsively driven for more and how many people have got to die because they don't go to a doctor,
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 10:05 AM PDT with 61 Recommends
Among my many intelligent and opinionated friends on Facebook the subject of corporate influence in elections has (of course) come up and protesting that corporate influence is a major reason that ...
by Lori Renee Fye
Comment Count 164 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 04:51 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
As everyone knows, the arguments about marriage equality were given before the Supreme Court this week. I haven't read any of the live blogs, and only a little of the coverage. And I know there ...
by BeninSC
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
You know, nothing gives my Gay ego a big-fat ol' stiffy like reading how right-wing fake Christians have given the LGBT community the power over weather, the earth, volcanoes, and terrorism. And now,
by jawillie
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 02:13 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
While I scrambled to assemble posts this week about the ...
by Kerry Eleveld
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 01:51 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Over the past few years, two topics have come to dominate the discourse about religion in America. The implementation of the Affordable Care Act and especially the rapid acceptance of marriage ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 120 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 87 Recommends